A flight carrying more than 230 Afghans, Americans and other international civilians departed from Kabul's airport for Qatar's capital, Doha, Sunday, Qatari official Lolwah Al-Khater announced.
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Why it matters: A Qatari official told Reuters 236 passengers were on the plane — making it the biggest evacuation flight since the full U.S. military pullout on Aug. 31. It's the fourth airlift by Qatar Airways from Afghanistan under Taliban rule.
Just now the 4th @qatarairways passengers flight took off from Kabul (HKIA) carrying more than 230 passengers, including Afghans & Citizens from the US 🇺🇸 Germany 🇩🇪 Belgium 🇧🇪 Ireland 🇮🇪 Canada 🇨🇦 France 🇫🇷 Italy 🇮🇹 UK 🇬🇧 Finland 🇫🇮 The Netherlands🇳🇱.
Welcome in Doha shortly🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/kS0c1xLfhD
— لولوة الخاطر Lolwah Alkhater (@Lolwah_Alkhater) September 19, 2021
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